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appetite. why are the media hungry for every last morsel of michelle obama expect a detailed white house report on childhood obesity. >>> plus, fear of facebook. is it obliterating your privacy? >>> the media cast her as the front-runner from the start and while the white house was miffed that the news was broken about elena kagan before the announcement, that only added fuel to the lawn f. president obama's team tried to cast kagan as a smart and sensible trail blazer. from the newspapers to the networks, the initial coverage strongly positive. >> she was the first woman to serve as dean of harvard. >> elena kagan would bring to the court a brilliant legal mind, but not a confrontational one. >> if confirmed, she will be the only sitting justice who had not severed first as a judge. some of the greats also lacked judicial experience. >> as the pundits man their battle stations, conservatives were quick to oppose. liberals were unenthusiastic on the candidate. >> if confirmed, kagan will be the youngest supreme court justice and the first member of the court without any, any judicial exp
indocumentados al decirle a la primera dama michelle obama lo que su mama suele decir en casa... "que barack obama esta sacando del pais a los indocumentados... "obama takes everybody away who doesn't have papers..." a lo que rapidamente michille obama respondio..... michelle obama/primera dama " si bueno eso es algo que debemos de resolver, verdad?? tenemos que trabajar conjuntamente con el congreso para solucionar eso..." pero inmediatamente la estudiante de segundo grado preocupada por la situacion migratoria de su mama, le dijo a la primera dama que su mama no tenia documentos... "yo estoy grande y me quedo con nadies , casi que me puedo morir... mi mami quiere papeles para poder estar bien y ella no se vaya al peru... " y todo esto ocurrio mientras las dos primeras damas, michele obama y margarita zavala de mexico, saltaron, corrieron y jugaron con varios estudiantes hispanos de la escuela primaria new hampshire states, en maryland... afuera otras madres se congregaron para pedirles que abogen por ellas y sus hijos...
. >>> well, excitement is building right now along the national mall. first lady michelle obama will be the big speaker for george washington university's comment me commencement. the students were able to get michelle obama with their speaker, but they had to work for it. we have derek ward live with details. >> reporter: good morning, aaron. a beautiful morning for a graduation. one of the most picturesque scenes forred from situation. the graduates prepare to leave the you in touring boss only of academia and make their mark in the world. the first lady, michelle obama, made a promise at the start of the school year, and said if student completed 100,000 hours of community service, she would speak at their commencement. they did, and she will. she will receive an hon eorary doctor of public service degree and the pride and admiration of the graduates. >> it's an honor. we worked hashd for it to get the community service hours. >> reporter: what sort of community service did you do? >> i actually worked -- >> reporter: have you an interesting message on the top of your cap the
with members this week to decide when those confirmation hearings will begin. >>> michelle obama's message to the class of 2010. >> i'm asking to you play your part. and from what i've seen from your class, i have no doubt you will. . >> the first lady speaking to an exciting graduating class and they earned the right to hear her speak. and we will head to arlington for the end of an error for an arlington main stay. >>> chuck, more sunshine? >> we have a little rain on the way and flash flood watches extended into parts of the shenandoah valley, check the back-to-work and school forecast in a few minutes. >>> hakem what do you have in sport? >> the capitals poised to mick a major announcement, so the nats, big news of their own. on the field, the warm weather brings the heat from nats' pitcher scott olson. news4 at six continues. -sure. -than. i think you might have hooked it up wrong, though. yea, we're getting way too many channels. no, no. that's -- that's standard. fios also comes with 11,000 free movies and shows on demand per month. ah, standard. gotcha. a certain s
commencement address of the year given by a michelle obama -- by michelle obama. the following week, she was speaking at george washington university. they completed their challenge of 100,000 hours of community service. on june 11, mrs. obama will speak at the anacostia graduation. >>> and the first chance to get on board the new modern streetcars. wednesday through saturday, the department of transportation will host the streetcar presentation at the site of the old convention center. the streetcar program also be showcased. streetcars that not been in operation since 1962. they are expected to start running again in 2012. >>> and the capitals ended a little earlier, but we still have baseball and soccer to watch. the atlanta braves are coming to nationals park. then, the florida marlins are in town. d.c. united is at home at rfk, and then they had to dallas on saturday. >>> coming up on "washington bqe," police's say they are closing in on the suspect who planted a bomb in times square -- coming up on "washington weekly." police say they're closing in on the suspect. police say they'r
and were admitted. >> thanks a lot. before tonight's state dinner arizonas new law put michelle obama in the spotlight because of a little girl's tough question. john gonzales is live in silver spring and has more on why this gained national attention. >> this was an assembly about eating healthy up until the second grader asked the first lady a question that is on the minds of millions of undocumented workers. who would have thought after years of immigration reform rallies that this little hispanic girl could end up having the biggest impact when it comes to immigration reform. >> it puts a human face on a statement. >> during a photo op with michelle obama, this unidentified girl popped a surprise question. >> my mom says that i think she -- barack obama is turning everyone a way that does not have papers. >> that is something we have to work on , to make sure people can be here with the right kind of papers. >> the girl's concern about her mother not having papers is an everyday issue for many undocumented immigrants. we are all human beings. we are still children of god. >> she c
happened out there. >> michele obama along with mexico's first lady visited new hampshire as part of her campaign against childhood obesity. she got an earful about something more urgent to many. it was supposed to be all fun and games. michelle obama and mexico's first lady visited the new hampshire elementary school to talk about exercise, but in a spontaneous moment one little girl had a comment that had nothing to do with either. >> i think she says that barack obama is taking everybody away [inaudible] >> that is something we have to work on , to make sure people can be here with the right kind of paper is. that is exactly right. we have to fix that. everybody has to work together in congress to make sure that happens. >> immigration on the minds of many, a school where 65% of students are hispanic and also on the minds of parents waiting across the street. >> asked her to help with the immigration? >> [unintelligible] there are other kids in here. >> the first lady obviously not delve into much into that touches subset -- into that touchy subject. her husband was tackling that issu
to get to playgrounds. >> first lady michelle obama is hoping to get kids outside and active to fight childhood obesity. we will see the first lady run again. i like when she runs. there she goes. she is going to run. she kicked off the south lawn series inviting local children to take part in physical activitys on the south lawn. trainers with the washington red skins the capitals, the nationals and other sports teams will take part in the program. >> she can play defensive back. >> she has the guns. >>> here is the story that may have you rethinking about where you eat lunch. >> the food police released a list of the off the chart restaurant dishes, we are not talking about off the chart great, these are loaded with calories and danger. >> reporter: big sellers at top food chains across the country. loaded with hidden fat, salt and sugar. this california pizza kitchen packs nearly 1700-calories and more than two days worth of salt. these two bob evans hot cakes have more calories and saturated fat than two country fried steaks and four eggs. that's a days worth of saturated fat. 17
news. next to the mat is michelle obama, the first lady. next to her is jay leno. our own at steve escalate is also up there as a member of the white -- steve scully is up to their -- up there. this evening, michelle obama will be presenting an journalism scholarships. there will be journalism awards. then it jay leno will entertain. according to the schedule, the president will speak, and jay leno will be the final entertainer of the evening. we will be covering this all night long. you can follow us on our website, where we are streaming it alive. you can also watch the earlier red carpet arrivals at the hilton. we will be streaming live coverage all night. we also have a twitter tag. @whcd, white house correspondents' dinner. we thought we would show you a little bit of the red carpet arrivals. here are some of the arrivals throughout the evening. in the first group, you will see him a card-and -- kim kardashian and greta van susteren. you will also c. scott brown with his daughters. [inaudible] >> that is senator scott brown with mrs. brown and his daughters. that is the new r
lady michelle obama once profrted from the industry she is now declaring war on. michelle malkin reveals prior to becoming first lady mrs. obama served on the board of directors of a company called treehouse foods. according to malkin among other things that company is a leading supplier for mcdonald's. as somebody who once profited from the so-called junk food industry the best person to lead the administration's efforts against childhood obesity? the author of the "new york times" bestseller culture of corruption, michelle malkin. i don't want to be told how many calories are in my big mac or quarter pounder. i don't want the government telling me i can't put salt on my food. isn't that our job? do we have any role of responsibility any more? >> apparently not. it is this administration's view they aring go to usurp as much authority and control over lives as possible it is too bad. my problem with the obama administration is it more concerned with policing grocery aisles and our refrigerators than with our borders. we would be better off if they got their priority in order. it
hicieran niña a michelle obama cuando las primera damas visitaron una escuela en maryland, quédese con nosotros. la otra agenda fui de michelle obama y margarita. la primeras damas de estados unidos, y méxico, visitaron una escuela primaria en maryland, ahí en una sesión de pregunta y respuesta con niños, la señora obama, enfrentó una pregunta incómoda, y una niña, cuya madre es indocumentada una niña le dijo que su mamá decía que el presidente iba a detener a todos los que no tuviera papeles, es algo que tenemos que trabajar, asegurar que todos pueden estar aquí con familias los papeles que se necesitas. la niña reveló su problema familiar >>> mi mamá, no tiene papeles >>> la señora obama, dijo que había que arreglar la situación, y el congreso debe trabajar, esto, duró poco más de 30 segundos, la estudiante. hablo con la prensa >>> mi mami, quiere papeles para poder estar conmigo bien. no se vaya al perú. z representante del distrito escolar, al que pertenece la escuela, dijeron no preguntan t. estatus de sus futuros estudiantes y no van a revelar nombres >>>
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a month. then you have to buy the games. i think michelle obama has it right. get the kids out. get them running. especially in washington. everything is so insulated. you have played dates. you have to a range to take your child -- you have to arrange to take your child. >> for the benefit of our listeners on sirius xm radio, i want to identify the program. it is "white house chronicle," with lauren ashburn, andy glass of politico and brian keane of smart power. please go on. >> especially in washington, there is this culture that you have to have your children right next to you. you know -- you have to know exactly where they are. the problem with that is did you not have a place when you were a child where you went to? whether it was a creek or a forest? >> it is so different -- i grew up in africa. we could go anywhere. there was nothing to worry about. nobody was a salted. -- assaulted. people tell me crime is a direct result of poverty, i say wait a minute. not in my experience. it is part of culture. >> kids get bored, right? reprogram them every 15 minutes. -- wheat program them
and center. even during a visit by first lady, michelle obama and the first lady of mexico to a maryland second grade class. one little girl told the first lady of her fears. >> barack obama taking everyone away that doesn't have papers. >> that's something we have to work on, right? to make sure people can be here with the right kind of papers, right? that's exactly right. >> yeah. >> the department of homeland security has released a statement saying it would not go after that little girl's mother. t.j., abc news, washington. >>> 6:32 right now. topping our look at news around the nation, the texas board of education is expected to vote tomorrow on controversial changes to the textbook curriculum and that could affect children nationwide. critics say the changes reflect politically conservative viewpoints and do not represent african american and hispanic culture. a meeting last night to talk about the changes was standing room only from 200 people signed up to share their view. >>> we have shocking video to tell you of a bus driver, it's a close call with a babysitting in the midd
. you guys can't be stopped. >> michelle obama delivers the commencement address at george washington university. the students met her challenge for community service and the first lady held up her end of the bargain. we are live on the national mall tonight with the details. rich? >> here in washington we talk about the art of the deal. as you mentioned some months ago, michelle obama made a deal, she said go out into the world, volunteer, do some good and i will be your commencement speaker. today she made good on that promise. this was no ordinary graduation day. >> amazing. i couldn't get enough pictures. >> 2,000 g.w.u. grads, parents, siblings and friends and oh, yeah, a special commencement speech. >> i am so honored to help you celebrate this wonderful day. >> the first lady's appearance has a back story of sorts. >> it really taught me the power of volunteer work. >> eight months ago, mrs. obama issued a challenge to g.w. volunteer for 100,000 hours of community service this year, and i will be your speaker. >> since then students had been rebuilding homes, feeding the hungry
of time or longer. many of the food companies are responding to michelle obama's fight against childhood obesity. companies are pledging to cut 1.5 trillion calories by 2015. they will introduce a lower calorie foods, change recipes, and reduce portion sizes. coming up on "good morning america", a student faked his way into harvard and almost got away with a degree. that is on gma. that is your "money scope report." i am vinita nair. >> new details about the tylenol recall. why the fda is expanding its probe. >> today on "oprah," reporter laura ling is ready to speak about what she had to indoor in a north korean prison. 4:00 on abc 7. -- there's a report on canned foods. they tested them in 19 states and canadian province. they could contain a chemical linked to obesity, diabetes, cancer and other diseases. there is a big move in the fight against child could obesity. >> dozens of the nation's largest food companies say that they will reduce the number of calories in their products. 80 companies have agreed to take part in the effort. first lady michelle obama says they will take up to
-- required exercise students get. >>> michelle obama is also lending her voice to this fight. she is the first and foremost a mother and says america's children have to be a top priority for all of us. she launched an initiative that challenges kids to be more active. you will be pleased to see local kids are taking that challenge to heart. michelle obama invited me to the white house to discuss her new mission, getting america's youth moving. >> when we were growing up recess and jim was part of a curriculum. -- recess and gym. >> are you concerned about the quality of food children are getting? >> absolutely. for many kids, it is not just the midday meal, they are getting breakfast, lunch and snacks at school. >> that is the case at this elementary school in arlington. >> food helps kids to be alert and have the energy that they need to make it through a long school day. >> you don't have a really healthy lunch today. what did you bring? >> i brought a sandwich and grapes and milk. >> you will not find many cookies or a soda. >> they are not very good for you. >> part of the rea
offshore drilling. but is it too little too late? >>> pop quiz. a second grader asks michelle obama a tough question about immigration. >> my mom said that barack obama's taking everybody away that doesn't have papers. >> we'll tell you what the first lady had to say. >>> and golfer mystery. as erica blasberg's loved ones lay her to rest police remain tight lipped about the strange circumstances surrounding her death. we'll take you inside the investigation early this thursday morning may 20th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. sun is out. we like that. >> good thursday morning. julie will be along in our second hour. coming up here there's some concern this morning in oklahoma after several tornadoes touched down in the latest round of severe weather there. we have unbelievable pictures this morning and we can tell you there is some damage to homes and businesses, a few injuries and lots of power outages. we'll bring you the latest ahead this morning. >>> also remember we did the segment with rebecca jarvis an she told us about these web
school students will likely never forget. first lady michelle obama and mexico's first lady visited students at the new hampshire estate school in silver spring. this is the obamas prepare for another state dinner tonight. news4's megan mcgrowth reports. >> we are so blessed to be in a school like this. >> reporter: a lot of excitement at silver spring's new hampshire state's elementary school as students and staff prepared for a very special visit. first la first lady michelle obama and mexico's first lady visited the students this morning. >> what do you think of the first lady coming? >> awesome. >> good. >> reporter: why? >> because i love her. i love her hair. >> honor and privilege for the first time in this area it is great. she is doing a good thing going to different schools and acknowledging the kids. >> it is a bunch of games, play. >> reporter: preparations are in high gear for tonight's state dinner. security will be tight in light of the party crasher snafu at the obamas' first dinner. 200 people are expected. helping pull the guest list together is julianne smoot, new
is an essential figure in that early time for him. >> and he found michelle. >> and he finds michelle obama. he did an internship at a law firm and there was michelle obama who had preceded him at harvard law. she was about the same age. but because he had been an organizer, they weren't together at harvard law. and he was knocked out by her. she not so fast. >> she keeps him grounded. when the world is going crazy and the world seems to rise up and greet him wherever he goes. she's always saying things like i hope at some point he does something to earn all of these accolades. [laughter] >> you know -- >> but as you describe it, part of the chemistry in their relationship. >> right. the shtick is she's the gimlet eye and the one puncturing his not inconsiderable self-regard sometimes. but in the end he seems to win most of the battles. all along the way she is very reluctant about electoral politics. i mean, she came from a family and from a city where the view of electoral politics is, you know, the daly. the great triumph of harold washington. they were excited on that in the community but v
people, jews, it got really ugly and he got beat so that the certainly michelle obama was not eager to repeat the experience and almost it was a little of this a little of that, writing, teaching, may be running a foundation. was that close. >> people who are successful often succeed because they fail. if they learn the proper lesson from this it back. >> absolutely. >> what did he learn from that and was he able to move forward? >> que currency isn't bobby rush, he isn't a guy that is going to succeed by trying to out-bobby rush bobby rush. he goes to the counties, the suburbs around chicago, he starts giving south in the state with a kind of bold political hand from the state legislature named daniel showman and he's been visiting and he starts to see that white people in these southern counties who are culturally may be closer to the southern states but are a lot closer to them chicago aren't dismissing me. i'm getting a friendly reception here. when he decides to run for the senate it's not that he wins the southern part of the state but he does all right and he does very well c
from gushing into the gulf. we have new detail. >>> and first lady michelle obama keeps her promise, as the keynote speaker. >>> good morning and welcome to fox 5 morning news sunday. i'm sarah simmons. >> and i'm melanie alnwick. so what kind of weather can the gradates expect? a fairly nice start. will it be better than yesterday? >> i hope so. gwen tolbert is tracking things down in the weather center for us. >> good morning. and we are off to a good start but some of our neighborhoods are seeing a passing sprinkle but it will not stick around which is good news. let's look at temperature wise yesterday, because we were above seasonal. clocking in at 97 at reagan national. dulles at 80, 78 at baltimore. things will change temperature wise. we're looking at cooler conditions across the area and as we start out this morning, it's not too bad. 63 degrees at d.c. this hour, 63 at baltimore and the same as dulles. things not badly as we start. let's look at satellite radar. we'll show you our fox 5 live dopplar radar. and we have a few light showers here and there, out to front royal
beat so bad that certainly michelle obama got the experience and left politics, maybe writing, teaching, running a foundation. that was that close. >> people who are successful often succeed if they fail. because they learned the proper lessons. >> absolutely. >> what did he learn? how did he move forward? >> he learned he's not a bobby rush. he's not a guy that's going to succeed by trying to out bobby rush robby -- bobby rush. he starts to go on trips throughout the states. he starts going south in the state for the old political hand. and he's been visiting these things. and he starts to see that white people who are cultural maybe closer to the other states that they are a lot closer too than chicago aren't dismissing me. i'm getting a friendly reception here. i translate. and so when he decides to run for senate, it's not as if he wins, but he does already. and he does very well, clearly in liberal suburbs. he sweeps the black folk. and he gets a little lucky. he gets a little lucky, wait for it, two more sex scandals. as you remember, blair hall who is certainly the richest if not
you. >>> a special treat for some new college gradates. first lady michelle obama delivered the commencement address. coming up we'll show you the statement the first lady had for the grads.  >>> first lady michelle obama made good on a promise delivering the commencement address at george washington university. >> first lady told students there if they completed 100,000 hours of community service she would be at their graduation. karen gray houston has more. >> reporter: pomp, circumstance and secret service. but none of these gw students seem to mind the long lines or the medal detectors for a chance to see michelle obama up close. >> she's amazing. >> reporter: some 25,000 people showed up. >> you have immersed yourself in our community, becoming active and engaged citizens. you have joined a generation of activists and doers. and when you think about how your generation have come of age, that's pretty astounding. >> the first lady promised to speak if students performed 100,000 hours of community service. now what is next? >> it's good to reach out to so
off at good will. details of how one sock was worth $5,000. >>> first lady michelle obama delivered the commencement address. we'll hear the message that the first lady had for students at one school. >> rain on the way. bring along an umbrella. we have agot a rainy monday forecast and julie wright will be in with a look at your on- time traffic. i'll have the details coming up right after the break. >>> a worker in north carolina found more than $5,000 in cash and returned it all to its owner. she says the cash had been stuffed in a sock and wrapped in a blanket and thrown in the donation pile. >> they managed to track down the donor through a 1975 pay stub also found with the items. that money belongs to a 96-year- old woman living at an assisted living facility. >> i was about to trash it anyway. there was a trash bin. i was about to trash it. but you tried to open it. there was something inside, money. >> the woman's niece says family members found tens of thousands of dollars stashed around her grot aunt's home when they cleaned out last month. she says says they must have just
, and that is expected to take 7 to 10 days. >>> and michelle obama and gave the commencement address to george washington university. she agreed if they met her challenge of completing 100,000 hours of community service. in her speech, she encourages them to keep giving and keep engaging in the world, and they completed, i guess, 163,000 hours, so much more. >> and what a beautiful, beautiful day that they had. it was hot and humid last year. a much different story this year. >>> pennsylvania ave. the capitol dome. winds have diminished quite a bit. the weatherbug network, at this hour, calling for temperatures at 62 degrees in alexandria after a high of 74. no rain to speak of, but that is going to change. wtop radio at 63 after a high of 72. 76 for our high at reagan national airport after a morning low of 62. normally at this time of year, about 75 degrees, so that is about where we should be. 60's across the border across the mid atlantic right now. -- across the board. we are looking for showers and a few rumbles of thunder to the south and west of d.c., but for the media metro area, the
>>> right now, first lady michelle obama and the first lady of mexico are at a silver springs school. they're recognizing the school's effort to help kids get healthy. >>> new information just released about the tar balls found along the coast of the florida keys. this as we're get a new look at the oil still leaking into the gulf. >>> and jackpot, the lizards finally have good luck on their side. there's renewed hope for the franchise this morning. news 4 midday begins right now. >>> you're watching nbc 4, washington's news leader. live in hd, this is news 4 midday. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to news 4 midday, i'm barbara harrison. it's wednesday, may 19th, 2010. we are breaking news coming into news 4. we've just learned of a fifth arrest in the murder of shaw middle school brian betts. he was murdered last month in his home in silver spring. police said he met his killers on a phone chat line. you may recall three other men are currently facing murder charges in this case. a mother of one of the suspects are also charged with using one of betts' stolen credit cards
into the keys sometime next week. it could reach miami five days after that. >> president obama and michelle obama will host the second state dinner this evening. we can think two people will not be on the guest list. all right, four people. 200 guests are expected to attend. the first state dinner last november made world headlines when the infamous white house party-crasher is made it through security and into the party. there were not on that guest list either. maybe our invitations are still in the mail. 5:38. if you thought once you hit 40 it was all downhill, i am here to tell you that 50 is looking pretty good. >> have you ever seen a sleeping baby? it turns out their brains may be it turns out their brains may be taking how many ways can you be comfortable? an energy efficient infinity air conditioner by carrier can save you up to 56% on your cooling costs, while also reducing your impact on the environment. which is better for where you live, and better for where we all live. turn to the experts during cool choices and get up to $1200 cash back on an infinity system by carrier. >> w
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graduation speaker will be michelle obama. you can watch the commitment right here -- watched the commencement. >> it will be sunshine and temperatures in the low 60's. the heaviest rain left over east of town. that will move off the bed. a much cooler day and much warmer by friday. >> have a good night. troy reiners manages nebraska's child support program. he doesn't have time for lost checks. he doesn't have budget to waste. but he does have digital currency. 38 states use visa pre-paid cards to deliver benefits to familieinstantly instead of mailing checks, saving taxpayers millions. this is nebraska. this is progress. visa. currency of progress. ♪ my country ♪ 'tis of thee ♪ sweet land ♪ of liberty ♪ of thee i sing [ laughs ] ♪ oh, land ♪ where my fathers died ♪ land of the pilgrims' pride ♪ from every mountainside ♪ let freedom ring ♪
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your first full prescription free and save on refills. >>> first lady michelle obama marked mother's day a bit early an%9y%q guests included former first lady rosalynn carter, tricia nixon and mrs. obama's own mother who she noted makes life better by living with them at the white house. >> raising our girls in the white house with my mom -- not going to do this. is a beautiful experience. and the opportunity to have three generations living in the white house, it's beautiful. i'm pretty sure the president's happy about it, too. >> michelle obama who was with some good company today in the state dining room at the white house earlier. >>> also on this mother's day weekend, if you haven't seen the ads for it already, you will soon. unusual ars, four babies from four different places in the world. it's a movie that just shows babies. it's only about babies, really, as nbc's amy robach tells us, it's all about showing this. no matter how different the circumstances, some things about babies are exactly the same. >> reporter: it's a film with no narration and little dialogue, but it's
was there as the guest as arrived. >> reporter: the president and first lady michelle obama welcomed mexican president felipe card reason and first lady marguerite savala. >> and so mr. president, i propose a toast to the dream of our children. >> reporter: the guest list carefully scrutinized by white house staff and the secret service. >> reporter: many of the guests had recognizable names and positions in government. others are successful americans like george lopez. >> we celebrate all that mexico and its ancient civilizations have given the world throughout history, advances in architecture and astronomy, math mat ins and medicine and, of course, some very good food. >> reporter: for this night, prepared by chicago-based celebrity chef rick bayless. after dinner, guests moved outside under a tent on the south lawn. a beautiful night for some musical entertainment that would include beyonce but not until after the tv cameras were escorted out. bob barnard, fox 5 news. >> looks like a lot of fun. how tight was the security? how about this? a u.s. state department official's wife was refused entry i
administration. take a look. oh, yeah. and our hats off to michelle obama, who's made childhood obese the one of her causes. yes, congratulations. she has -- she has started a more intense program, it's called leave no child with a bigger behind, and i think that's a wonderful thing. but mrs. obama, with all the good work you have been doing, it's been undermined by others in your administration. here, take a look. >> it's easy to say anything. it's just as easy to say we'll start tomorrow. but our kids are running out of time. the first generation that meent live as long as their parents because of the health risk associated with being overweight. what can we do to help? be the example they need. make healthy choices and help them do the same. let's move to raise a healthier generation of kids. and there was a big setback for nasa this year. as you know, president obama cutting the space program. we're not going to send any more men to the moop, although we can point to one major achievement during our time in office, mr. president. we did get an astronaut on "dancing with the stars," and kn
. >>> 6:26. we have another half hour ahead. >> first lady michelle obama's words of wisdom to the class of 2010. >>> this week its government achieves, tabanid she is going to capitol hill to testify before the senate about the oil cleanup in the gulf of mexico. -- government executives going to capitol hill. >> there's rainfall today. the question is how long you need to keep the umbrella ♪ ♪ go ahead, get started ♪ this'll never last ♪ not with the wind in your hair like that ♪ ♪ no, no, 'cause i could never see how someone ♪ ♪ as soft and sweet as you could ever be with me ♪ [ male announcer ] low-mileage lease for qualified lessees... the cadillac cts sports sedan. visit your cadillac dealer for this attractive offer. ♪ >> live and in hd, this is good morning washington, on your side. >> still ahead, the unsolved murder mystery back in the headlines. today the trial for three men charged with conspiracy gets underway. good morning, washington. welcome back. it is 6:30 on this monday, may 17. i am alison starling. >> i am doug mcelway. first, we are on storm watch
lady michelle obama is hitting the front lines in the campaign to fight childhood obesity. she spoke with me at the white house about her crusade to help make america's children healthier. join us tonight is 5:00 for the revealing interview if and her challenge to american families. >> breaking news from overseas. an indian court has convicted a pocket stunning man accused of gunning down dozens of people during the november 2008 terror attacks in mumbai. he will be sentenced tomorrow, facing the death penalty. -- a pakistani man. >> there's no evidence saturday's failed car bombing in times square is linked to al qaeda or any other large terrorist organization. this comes after the taliban of pakistan released a video from a bull in which its leader promised an attack on a major u.s. city. >>> police are investigating a series of shootings that left several people dead. four separate shootings in d.c., including one that killed a teenage boy. a father was killed and his son was wounded in prince george's when they were shot at their home in brandywine. the iranian president is in ne
detectors for a chance to see michele obama up close. >> she's amazing. >> reporter: some 25,000 people showed up. students, professors, proud parents. >> you've also emerged yourselves in your community, becoming active and engaged citizens. you have fully joined a generation of activists and doers. and when you think about how your generation has come of age, that's pretty astounding. >> reporter: the first lady promised to speak if students performed 100,000 hours of community service. now that everyone has performed their part of the bargain, what next? >> it's always good to help someone else out. once you've made it, not all of us have made it like i don't think i've made it far but it's good to reach back down and pull somebody up with you. >> reporter: it's been an exciting year at g.w. student association president judy wrote the letter inviting mrs. obama. >> she wasn't able to attend our freshman day of service. she wasn't able to speak there so she came and said if you can do this i will be your commencement speaker. >> reporter: students did all kinds of good deeds. >> i wo
lady michelle obama presented the plan today and brian mooar has our report. >> reporter: can america's childhood obesity epidemic be wiped out in a single generation? a white house task force led by first lady michelle obama says yes. it has come up with a panel plan. >> no one gets off the hook on this one. from governments to schools, corporations to nonprofits, all the way down to families sitting around their dinner table. >> reporter: the report ordered by the president outlined dozens of concrete steps. at home, better food. more exercise, less time in front of the tube. in neighborhoods, eradicating so-called food deserts or supermarkets and healthy foods are hard to find. at school, healthier men use and that won't be cheap. >> fruits, vegetables, whole grains, more expensive. and schools need those additional funds to make those improvements. >> reporter: the president is asking congress for a billion dollars to expand school breakfast and lunch programs. >> who likes to cook? >> reporter: a cause that drew celebrity chef rachael ray to washington. >> you know, if -- summer
for the midterms in november. lester? >> ron alan tonight, thanks. >>> first lady michelle obama kept a promise today to the graduating glass of george washington university. she had agreed to be the commencement speaker if they would complete 100,000 hours of community service. they did and then some. and today on the washington mall, she challenged them to do even more. >> i'm asking your generation to be america's face to the world. it will make the world safer, it will make america stronger, and it will make you more competitive. now, you didn't think i'd show up here without another challenge, did you? >> the university honored the first lady for her own work by awarding her an honorary degree in public service. >>> when "nightly news" continues this sunday, from san francisco, sarah palin comes out swinging. why some democrats may be saying, bring it on. >>> and later, a california woman making a difference by taking a big chance on some young students. hoo? omnaris. [ men ] omnaris -- to the nose! [ man ] did you know nasal symptoms like congestion can be caused by allergic inflammation?
graduate. >>> first lady michelle obama made good on a promise to the graduating students at george washington university. she delivered their commencement address but only after students met her challenge to perform community service work. as we report, the 5,000 graduates went well i don't know the goal set by the first lady. >> reporter: it may be what got the first lady to speak at the commencement that is most inspire. it started with a challenge. >> and it's students, faculty and staff here about 100,000 hours of community service that i would do what? speak at commencement. >> reporter: gw students did not disappoint. they poured their hearts, time and sweat into the community building homes, helping the elderly and our military. even helping out during snowmageddoon. >> you all keep it up maybe i will see you here in may. >> reporter: consider the michelle obama community challenge next. >> you have reached out and volunteered and applied to organizations like teach for america and the peace corp in record numbers. >> reporter: and mrs. obama says she is asking the graduatin
give up. that is the message first lady michelle obama gave a group of graduates at the university of arkansas-pine bluff. mrs. obama gave the commencement speech at the historically black school yesterday. she encouraged the group to remember the legacy of dr. martin luther king jr. who gave the school's commencement address in 1958. >> i wish for you a life lived not in response to the doubts or fears or desires of others but in pursuit of passions and hopes and dreams that are all your very own. and whenever you get discouraged, and you will, whenever you start to lose heart and you want to give up, and you will, i want you to think about all of those who came before you. >> such a great message there. the first lady attended public schools in chicago before getting degrees from both princeton and harvard. >>> a sheriff's deputy in georgia has been killed in the line of duty. authorities in rockdale county say this man, brian lamar mahaffey, was trying to serve a warrant yesterday when a suspect shot him through the door of a closet. he was wearing a bulletproof vest at the time
, president of the united states, mr. -- mrs. michelle obama and lettuce and gentleman -- [spanish] -- ladies and gentlemen -- i thank president barack obama and michelle and also to the people from the united states of america for your invitation and the generous hospitality with which we have been welcome during this visit. [spanish] your courtesy, mr. president, and that we have received from the first lady honors the french ban partnership that brings our people together. [spanish] today i have once again seen that we share the hope to turn this relationship between the people from the united states of america and the people from mexico into an example of how much can be achieved among neighbors when working together under the guidance of common ideals such as peace, security, prosperity, freedom, and democracy. [spanish translation] today, we promote the agreement and the actions and cooperation that are countries in need in order to face the new challenges to benefit fully the enormous advantages as a result of the neighbors and the long borderline that unites us. [spanish trbnslation]
right, 6:52 right now. michelle obama has invited mexico's first lady to tour an elementary school. >> obama and margarita, the wife of the mexican president are scheduled to visit new hampshire schools tomorrow. many students come from central and south america. last year, the school won the usda healthier u.s. school challenge award, which awards schools that promote nutrition and physical activity. >>> now, the forecast certified most accurate by weather rate and maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> good morning, it's 6:53. it's chilly and wet and it's not going to get much better throughout the day. 57 ocean city. 55 right now in baltimore, and a 50 spot on the thermometer. not much variation from the hills, and that is because we are stuck in this wet environment. the only difference is the steady heavy rain fall. crossing the bay bridge, it's easting down through denton and culsbury, getting the heavy rain in the yellow and orange shading. at least it had so for the last couple of hours. while we have mist left over, another band beginning to move back in. we are not
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